Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Conservation and Recreation
Virginia Soil and Water Conservation Board
Stormwater Management Regulations AS 9 VAC 25-870 [4 VAC 50 ‑ 60]
Action Amend Parts I, II, and III of the Virginia Stormwater Management Program Permit Regulations to address water quality and quantity and local stormwater management program criteria.
Stage Proposed
Comment Period Ended on 8/21/2009
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8/16/09  2:36 pm
Commenter: Malcolm H. Hines,Joyner Fine Properties

I am opposed proposed increased storm water regulation.

As I understand the proposed regulation it might well bring about serious unintended consequences. While I generally favor steps to clean the bay, the added stomwater restrictions would tend to increase the land area required to complete a project. This in turn would increase sprawl as well as the cost of land, making home ownership more expensive and less available to lower income families. Surely ther are other possibilities with less negative impact.

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